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Today, St John's is home to approximately 390 undergraduates, 240-50 graduate students, 100 fellows and 25 College lecturers. Nearly every subject studied at the University is represented in St John's. A vibrant international community, it fosters intellectual rigour, creativity, and independence in its students, teachers, and researchers.

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Building Peace
Conflict and Cultural Heritage Conference
St John's College
# Episode Title Description People Date
101 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: Peacebuilding through Biodiversity: Session 2B Environmental Peacebuilding Chris Naylor, A Rocha, gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Chris Naylor 21 May 2013
102 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: Tigris and Euphrates as intruments of peace: the Marshes, Iraq: Session 2B Environmental Peacebuilding Azzam Alwash, Iraq, gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Azzam Alwash 21 May 2013
103 OxPeace 2013: Birds as Peacemakers in the Middle East: Session 2B Environmental Peacebuilding Yossi Leshem, Israel, gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Yossi Leshem 21 May 2013
104 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: African Peacebuilding Network: Session 2A UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Cyril Obi gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Cyril Obi 21 May 2013
105 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: Local Ownership of UN Peacebuilding in the DRC: Session 2A UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Sarah von Billerbeck gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Sarah von Billerbeck 21 May 2013
106 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: UN Peacekeeping Radio: Session 2A UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Sacha Meuter gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Sacha Meuter 21 May 2013
107 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: Olive Tree Scholarship Program: Session 1B: Universities and Peacebuilding Yoav Bornstein and Elizabeth Jadon (Israel/Palestine) gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Yoav Bornstein, Elizabeth Jadon 21 May 2013
108 OxPeace 2013: Peace education for exchange students: Session 1B: Universities and Peacebuilding Koji Nakamura, Konan University, Japan, gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Koji Nakamura 21 May 2013
109 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: University cooperation to promote reconciliation Session 1B: Universities and Peacebuilding Massimo Caneva, University of Rome, gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Massimo Caneva 21 May 2013
110 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: Illicitily Governed Spaces: drugs, conflict and peace in Columbia Session 1A: Counter-Terrorism and Peacebuilding Annette Idler, gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Annette Idler 21 May 2013
111 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: Peacebuilding and the 'unmanned' military drones Session 1A: Counter-Terrorism and Peacebuilding Alexander Leveringhaus gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Alexander Leveringhaus 21 May 2013
112 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: The Economic Dynamics of Conflict in Somalia 1993-2009 Session 1A: Counter Terrorism and Peacebuilding Anja Shortland, University of Rome, gives a talk for the OxPeace 2013 conference: The Future of Peace Building. Anja Shortland 21 May 2013
113 Creative Commons OxPeace 2013: Evolving an Integrated Approach to Peacebuilding in the UN Dr Carolyn McAskie OC, University of Ottawa, first UN Asst SG for Peacebuilding and head of the UN Peacebuilding Commission gives the first keynote on how the UN has spent over a decade and a half realizing an integrated approach to peacebuilding. Carolyn McAskie 21 May 2013
114 Ingrid Betancourt: Thoughts on Peacebuilding Ingrid Betancourt gives a keynote talk for the 2013 Oxford Peace Building on the nature of peace and reflections of her time as a hostage of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) for 6 years. Ingrid Betancourt 21 May 2013
115 Creative Commons Phytoplankton: the Ocean's Microscopic Flora The President of St John's College, Professor Maggie Snowling, in conversation with Dr Heather Bowman, a Fellow in Biological Sciences at St John's. They discuss Heather's research work as a biological oceanographer. Heather Bouman, Maggie Snowling 22 Apr 2013
116 Creative Commons Why are we still trying to understand the outbreak of World War One? In this St John's College Research Centre 2012 Annual Lecture, Professor Margaret MacMillan examines the reasons why this question has remained important over the last 100 years and suggests some possible explanations for the outbreak of the war. Margaret MacMillan 29 Oct 2012
117 Creative Commons OxPeace 2012: Practical skills of Peacemaking, Peacebuilding and Peacekeeping, Part 3 Dr Richard Barltrop, consultant and researcher, gives a talk for the 2012 OxPeace Conference; Disciplines of Peace. Richard Barltrop 21 May 2012
118 Creative Commons OxPeace 2012: Practical skills of Peacemaking, Peacebuilding and Peacekeeping, Part 2 Mira Sovokar, Conciliation Resources gives a talk for the 2012 OxPeace Conference; Disciplines of Peace. Mira Sovokar 21 May 2012
119 Creative Commons OxPeace 2012: Practical skills of Peacemaking, Peacebuilding and Peacekeeping, part 1 Dr Marcus Mayer, International Alert gives a talk for the 2012 OxPeace Conference; Disciplines of Peace. Marcus Mayer 21 May 2012
120 Creative Commons OxPeace 2012: Law, Human Rights, Theology and Religion in Peacebuilding Part 3 Reverend Charlotte Bannister-Parker, University Church, Oxford gives a talk for the 2012 OxPeace Conference; Disciplines of Peace. Charlotte Bannister-Parker 21 May 2012
121 Creative Commons OxPeace 2012: Law, Human Rights, Theology and Religion in Peacebuilding Part 2 Professor Cheyney Ryan, Law and Philosophy, University of Oregon, gives a talk for the 2012 OxPeace Conference; Disciplines of Peace. Cheyney Ryan 21 May 2012
122 Creative Commons OxPeace 2012: Law, Human Rights, Theology and Religion in Peacebuilding Part 1 Professor Malcolm Evans OBE, Public International Law, Bristol, gives a talk for the 2012 OxPeace Conference; Disciplines of Peace. Malcolm Evans 21 May 2012
123 Creative Commons OxPeace 2012: Peace Making and Peace Building: What can research and practice learn from each other? Dan Smith OBE, Secretary General of International Alert, gives a keynote talk on the relationship between researchers and practitioners for the 2012 OxPeace Conference; Disciplines of Peace. Dan Smith 21 May 2012
124 Creative Commons OxPeace 2012: Defining Peacemaking, Peacebuilding and Peacekeeping Richard Caplan, Professor of International Relations, Oxford, gives a keynote talk at StnJohn's college for the 2012 Oxpeace Conference; Disciplines of Peace. Richard Caplan 21 May 2012
125 Creative Commons OxPeace 2012: Challenging traditional attitudes in Parliament towards conflict Simon Hughes; MP and co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Conflict Issues gives the keynote address at Rewley House for the start of the 2012 OxPeace Conference: Disciplines of Peace. Simon Hughes 21 May 2012
126 Trusting what you're told: Founder's Lecture 2012 The 2012 Founder's Lecture on Imagination and Testimony: Trusting What You're Told delivered by Professor Paul Harris, Harvard University, Emeritus Fellow and formerly Tutor in Experimental Psychology at St John's. Paul Harris 15 May 2012
127 The Energy Challenge (Founder's Lecture 2011) Sir Christopher surveys the technical and political challenges of providing sufficient energy in the face of rising population, climate change, and fossil fuel depletion. Christopher Llewellyn-Smith 08 Jun 2011
128 Creative Commons The PAX Project (for a worldwide preventative network). OxPeace 2011 Brian Lapping gives the fourth and final presentation from session three of the 2011 OxPeace Conference. Brian Lapping 17 May 2011
129 Creative Commons Re-framing peace building and controlling the state: The case if Ethiopia. OxPeace 2011 Iginio Gagliardone, Research Assistant, Centre for Government and Human Rights, Cambridge, gives the third talk in session three of the 2011 OxPeace Conference. Iginio Gagliardone 17 May 2011
130 Creative Commons Technology and Power: Use of New Media in the Middle East. OxPeace 2011 Miriyam Aouragh, Oxford Internet Institute, gives the second talk in the third of the 2011 OxPeace Conference. Miriyam Aouragh 17 May 2011
131 Creative Commons Drugs, Destabilisation and UN policy in Guinea-Bissau: The role of Investigative Journalism. OxPeace 2011 Daniel Ruiz, PhD Candidate, Instituto Gutierrez Mellado, Madrid, gives the first talk in session three in the 2011 OxPeace Conference. Daniel Ruiz 17 May 2011
132 Creative Commons What is Peace Journalism? OxPeace 2011 Professor Richard Keeble, School of Journalism, University of Lincoln, gives the fourth talk for the second session of the 2011 OxPeace Conference. Richard Keeble 17 May 2011
133 Creative Commons The Arab Democracy Uprisings and the Prospects for Peace in the Middle East. OxPeace 2011 Did the Western Media (And Everyone Else) get it Wrong? Reflections from an American Journalist. Andrew Lee Butters, Reuters Institute Fellow, Oxford, gives the third talk in session two of the 2011 OxPeace Conference. Andrew Lee Butters 17 May 2011
134 Creative Commons Marginal on the Map: Hidden Wars and Hidden Media in India's Noth-Eastern Frontier. OxPeace 2011 Arijit Sen, Gerda Henkel Fellow, Reuters Institute, Oxford, gives the second talk in the second session of the 2011 OxPeace Conference. Arijit Sen 17 May 2011
135 Creative Commons Conflict and the Media in Somalia Nicole Stremlau, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford, gives the first talk in the second session in the 2011 OxPeace conference on 5th May 2011. Nicole Stremlau 17 May 2011
136 Creative Commons Reporting Northern Ireland. OxPeace 2011 John Seaton, Professor of Media Hstory, University of Westminster, gives the second talk in session 1 of the 2011 OxPeace Day Conference; Media in Conflict and Peacebuilding on 7th May 2011. John Seaton 17 May 2011
137 Reporting Conflict and Peace. OxPeace 2011 Mike Wooldridge OBE, BBC World Affairs Journalist, gives the first talk in session 1 of the 2011 OxPeace Day Conference; Media in Conflict and Peacebuilding on 7th May 2011. Mike Wooldridge 17 May 2011
138 Creative Commons After the Abolition of Slavery and Colonialism, War as a Social Institution: The Role of England A plenary session from the 'Building Peace' conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Johan Galtung 22 Dec 2010
139 Grappling with Peace: Reflections on Some Efforts to Deal with Violent Conflict in Africa A plenary session from the Building Peace conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Barney Afako 22 Dec 2010
140 Reflections on a Career of Peacebuilding A keynote address from the Building Peace conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Scilla Elworthy 22 Dec 2010
141 Creative Commons Defining Peace and Debating Peace in Relation to War. OxPeace 2010 A breakout session of the Building Peace conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Richard Caplan, CAJ Coady, Robert Harris 21 Dec 2010
142 Culture Conflict and the Building of Peace. OxPeace 2010 A breakout session of the Building Peace conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Rama Mani, Scilla Elworthy, Alex Danchev, Aviv Wasserman 21 Dec 2010
143 Religion in Peacebuilding and Conflict. OxPeace 2010 A breakout session of the Building Peace conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Liz Carmichael, Philip Lewis, William Headley, Suren Raghavan 21 Dec 2010
144 Justice and Transitional Justice in Peace building. OxPeace 2010 A breakout session of the 'Building Peace' conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Phil Clark, Donald Ferencz, Wendy Lambourne, Phyllis Ferguson 21 Dec 2010